Originally airing Saturday, December 23rd on San Francisco’s KQKE 960AM “The Quake”.
This show brings you into the magical world of storytelling. We explore why stories matter in our lives -- why we love them -- and how they help us communicate.
- the difference between a fairy tale, a myth and a fable
- Gay’s story about being a guest on Mr. Rogers' Neighborhood.
- how stories can enhance education and bring hope to young people
- about the ingredients involved in good storytelling
- why children can benefit from story hours at your local library
Gay Ducey is a children's librarian, free-lance storyteller, and storytelling educator. She has appeared on Mr. Rogers' Neighborhood and performs regularly throughout North America. She was commissioned by the Smithsonian's Museum of American History to present stories in "Union Maid: Stories from America's Women at Work." Gay is also co-author of Spilt Milk: Traditional Tales of Mother and Motherhood, scheduled for publication in 2007.
Sandra Noman is a teacher, writer, grandmother and lively teller of tales. She is currently directing a program serving the needs of homeless middle school children in San Francisco. Born in East Africa to medical missionaries, she has lived in many lands, gathering stories everywhere. She recently was the director of the Dominican University Storytelling Program.
For more information on storytelling in your area, see National Storytelling Network, and The Storytelling Association of Alta California.
You’ll find more information about our show, guests, their organizations, and websites at www.joankenley.com